SHILLONG, Dec 17: It’s finally time for the first North East Derby of the I-League 2017/18 season. Aizawl FC will host Shillong Lajong at the Rajiv Gandhi Stadium on Monday at 2 PM.
Before arriving in Aizawl, Shillong Lajong had two tough away fixtures in Kolkata that is against East Bengal and Mohun Bagan. Even though it wasn’t the best start to their away campaign but they did pick up one point however from Mohun Bagan’s den on 14th December after both sides converted a penalty in either half’s of the match. Head Coach Bobby Nongbet said that a point was a blessing after the previous 5-1 defeat to East Bengal.